Micah Allison Pennington

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Micah Allison Pennington, 37, of Asbury, Mo., went to be with the Lord at 10:40 a.m., Friday, Dec. 29, 2017.

She was born March 24, 1980, at Pittsburg, Kan., the daughter of Gary and Delma (Higgins) Ross. Micah was baptized into Christ at Nashville Christian Church on Aug. 12, 1990, by Pastor Dennis Platt at the age of 10 years. She attended elementary and high school in Liberal, Mo., and graduated from Pittsburg State University in 2004 with her bachelorís degree. Having graduated from college made her the first member of her family to do so. While at Pittsburg State, she was a member of the Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority.

On Aug. 2, 2003, she was united in marriage to Chris Pennington at Nashville, Mo. He survives of the home, Asbury, Mo.

Micah worked in the pre-press department at Kendall Packaging, Pittsburg.

Membership was held in the Countryside Christian Church, Pittsburg, and the Nashville Christian Church, Nashville, Mo.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by three children, Marlie Grace Pennington, age 8, Brady William Pennington, age 6, and James Christian Pennington, age 2; her parents, Gary and Delma Ross of Asbury, Mo.; one brother, Mitch Ross and his wife, Amy, of Carl Junction, Mo.; one sister, Magarah Charlton and her husband, Daniel, of Liberal, Mo.; father and mother-in-law, Larry and Jolene Pennington, of Centerville, Kan.; maternal grandfather, Charles Higgins, of Sheldon; sister-in-law, Lisa Pennington, of Overland Park, Kan.; two nephews, Colton and Clay Charlton; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

She is preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Floyd and Isabell Ross and maternal grandmother, Blanche Higgins.

Her life revolved around her family.

A service is set for 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 4, at the Countryside Christian Church, Pittsburg, with Pastor Woody Wilkenson conducting the service. Burial will follow in the Nashville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m., today, at the Brenner Mortuary. Friends may call at the funeral home after 11 a.m. Wednesday to sign the register book. The family suggests memorials to the charity of choice. These may be left at or mailed to the Brenner Mortuary, 114 E. 4th St., Pittsburg, KS 66762. Friends may leave condolences online at www.brennermortuary.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, Kan.